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The Social Security(Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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The 1986 Order

22.  In Article 48(7)(b)(i) (the maternity pay period), for “between the 11th and 6th weeks before” substitute “during the period beginning with the 11th week, and ending with the 7th week, before”.

23.  In Article 51(1) (definitions relating to statutory maternity pay), in the definition of “week” omit “midnight between Saturday and”.

24.  In paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 6 (Christmas bonus for pensioners) omit head (c).

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